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Packaging spotlight: Refillable cosmetic pens add sustainable fun to April’s picks

Refill pens and paper-content tubes are among this month’s edit of new packaging solutions

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The robots changing the face of beauty: Inside Unilever’s Materials Innovation Factory

How automated robots, AI and quantum mechanics are being used at the giant’s facility to deliver game-changing beauty formulations for brands such...

Cosmetics Business reveals the 5 key eco-packaging trends shaping the future of beauty in new report

This report reveals how beauty brands can identify and overcome challenges in sustainable packaging, and spotlights the latest innovations

Henkel expands Asia foothold with new J-beauty innovation hub

Henkel said the new hub is the latest milestone in the integration of Shiseido Professional, which it acquired in 2022.

L'Oréal invests in temporary tattoo start-up Prinker Korea

The beauty goliath recently partnered with Prinker to develop the L'Oréal Brow Magic applicator, revealed at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show

The potential legislative pitfalls gracing the polymer sector

Versatile polymers add flexible hold to hairstyling products, application benefits and vibrancy to make-up and formulation stabilising properties g...

Cosmetics Business reveals 5 key trends shaping the rise of beauty activism

Beauty has become a playground for activism. It may not always be a safe space for brands to play in, but those who get it right have much to gain

3D printed human tissue project among Lush Prize winners for animal testing alternatives

The ethical beauty brand has awarded two UK scientists for their groundbreaking work in new non-animal testing methods

Standard tests cannot sort mild from ultra-mild formulas: Could this new method help?

Traditional ways of testing ‘harshness’ are not sensitive enough to discriminate between mild and ultra-mild formulas; but a new animal-free in vit...

Meet the UK and Ireland L’Oréal-UNESCO Rising Talent fellows

Recognised under the For Women in Science 2022 programme, this year’s fellows describe their research goals

The way it makes you feel: Tracking sensory change in beauty

Kao Corporation recently applied TDS profiling, often used in the food and beverages industry, to its cosmetic formulas to provide a dynamic senso...